Solomon Islands & Republic of Korea discuss avenues to maximise engagement

The visiting Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Ho-jeung KANG paid an introductory courtesy visit to Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare MP, this afternoon.  The Republic of Korea and Solomon Islands established diplomatic relations in 1978, a year after Solomon Islands gained Political independence. As a traditional donor partner, Korea…

Burglar jailed

A YOUNG man has been jailed to a total of one year and 10 months for burgling a home and for lying to the Police. Andrew Oura, 22, was sentenced recently after he pleaded guilty to the charges of burglary and giving false information to the Police. He was jointly charged with John Oli who…

‘WP is ready for statehood’

WESTERN Province is ready to become a state and run its own affairs because its contribution to the country’s overall Gross Domestic Product (GDP) continues to remain high and moreover, it already has the resources and infrastructures in place. This was expressed by the Western Provincial Assembly Member for Ward 6 -Vonunu-Vella, Rence Sore, in…

GIZO RECORDS INCREASES OF MALARIA CASES

Gizo Hospital in Western Province has recorded increasing cases of malaria cases recently Reports reaching this paper this week say that there has been an increasing case of malaria especially in Gizo communities where people frequently visited the hospital to test their blood but turns out positive for Malaria.   According to the Malaria Lab Department…